Kathleen Taylor graduated from Lehigh in 1987 with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering. She has had a 27 year career with Johnson and Johnson, beginning as a manufacturing supervisor in Somerville, NJ. Kathleen gained experience through a variety of manufacturing and engineering roles in Somerville, NJ, Albuquerque, NM, and Cincinnati, OH. In addition to working in several US locations, she has worked in Mexico as a Plant Manager in Ciudad Juarez and as the Managing Director in Neuchatel, Switzerland. Following 23 years in the medical device sector of J&J she returned to the US as the Vice President of the Chemical API Global Platform for Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical sector where she was responsible for 6 sites across the US, Europe, and Australia.
Currently she is the Vice President of the Johnson & Johnson Production System. Her team is responsible for developing and deploying standard supply chain practices and business processes across the Johnson & Johnson manufacturing sites.
During her time at Lehigh Kathleen was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority and played both Lacrosse and Softball as well as Powder-Puff Football.
Kathleen currently resides in Solebury, PA with her husband and two sons.